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-old little girl from haiti that now has a family and a place to call home. as peg peg reports -- peggy fox reports, they will have to come home. >> reporter: raising three children is not going to get easy. >> she plays with us a lot, she's very silly. a little stubborn that she has a toy that she wants. and some of that could be ugly. >> reporter: they have been trying to adopt her since she was an infant at an orphanage at port-au-prince. because of the birth certificate being missing, they held her up. then the earthquake struck. >> it's an amazing moment. there has been such blessings, not just for us, but for thefplt >> reporter: thanks to the easing of the u.s. policy, she was able to join her new family, including brothers, matthis, and jonas. >> reporter: they have become interested in adopting a child from haiti because of christy's mother who worked as a missionary in haiti in two years. >> i only know she was abandoned. so probably, including to take one more child and to leave her where she knew she would get a good, had a good chance at a better life. >> reporter: they have no
not speak publicly today. but sent that e-mail to 9news now to peggy fox. saying they have so many calls. trying one interview with many reporters. it would be more efficient for them due to the fact that they needed to make a statement in trying to work on it to take care of jim z. of course, bruce allen when he told him the news, he was disappointed but professional. >> yeah, i expect to sit down with jim z tomorrow and we'll have that interview up for you. meanwhile, coming up at 11 tonight, more on the incoming redskins coach, mike shanahan, and why he would walk away from $14 million that was due to him from the denver broncos to take it had job in dc -- to take this job in dc. i'm brett haber, sarah walsh. live at redskins nation. >> a lot of money. we want to know why. we appreciate that. >>> in the meantime, the team wasted no time packing up and moving zorn's stuff out of the redskins park. late this afternoon, a moving van showed up at zorn's house. the workers took about an hour, hauling out the boxes. >> it's pretty sad. you know, all along, i always thought that coach zorn s
between terminals at dulles international airport is about to get a heck of a lot easier. peggy fox introduces us to the arrow train. >> reporter: the new train system at dulles international airport is finally up and running. >> i remember when there was no subway. >> reporter: not metro rail. that's still in the works. this is arrow train that will whisk passengers from the terminal to their concourse in no time, starting tomorrow. >> they've been planning it 15 years? >> reporter: that's right. the underground tunnel and four- mile train track have taken eight years to build. the train takes passengers to the a, b and c concourses, replacing the mobile lounges which have been around sincedulles opened in 1962. >> 30 years ago it was like a cow farm, and you were going some where far, so it didn't matter. but that would be magnificent. >> reporter: the ride from the terminals here takes under 2 minutes, a big improvement from the people movers which can take up to 15 minutes. >> since mobile lounges are operating on the surface and trying to share the same pavement areas as airpla
respect for the justice system. >> i'm peggy fox in arlington, where virginia has enacted a new texting ban, but advocates against distracted driving say it's not tough enough. >> we are going back to richmond this year and say come on, you can do better. >> even though virginia has a new ban on texting, it's a secondary offense, meaning an officer can't pull over someone unless he sees him doing something else wrong. even if a driver is caught, the final is only $20. dc has the toughest leal distracted driving laws. maryland bans texting with a fine of up to $500. >> look at that beautiful smile. >> the new group focus driven is pushing for tough distracted driving laws across the country. >> we want to know what you think about the distracted driving crackdown. we heard about the dangers of texting while driving or talking with your phone at your ear, but what about making a call with a hands free device? share your thoughts in an e- mail at mcginty's mailbag. >>> right now, we want to update breaking news we have been following an hour and a half of magnitude 7 earthquake in hai
been condemned. >>> i'm peggy fox in fairfax county where parents said if fairfax county schools decline, the whole state's economy will suffer. >> fairfax county and other northern virginia counties are supported the rest of the state for years, and now we're hurting. i know everyone else is, but it's time that we get our fair share. >> reporter: the parents told lawmakers that fairfax county should be able to keep more of the taxes raised here so that the schools won't suffer more devastating cuts. some elementary school classrooms have as many as 34 students. >> too many. that's a lot of children for teaching and i'm shocked they would want to add anymore. it takes away from the learning experience. >> you are playing russian row let with class size. how big can it it get before the test scores go down. >> i'm armando trull in the fort hunt neighborhood of fairfax county where dozens of school children were trapped on a bus because of the weather. icy conditions on the town hall portion of stafford road were so dangerous on friday morning the bus driver decided to stop after
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